Kabul, Apr 27
Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan today announced the start of their annual “spring offensive” against the US-backed government, vowing a nationwide series of attacks as foreign troops withdraw.»
Kabul, Apr 24
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, with strong tremors felt in the capital Kabul and in Islamabad in neighbouring Pakistan. The quake...
Washington, Apr 18
Asserting that India can play a huge role in Afghanistan, US Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged that because of the relationship between New Delhi and Islamabad it is “complicated circle”...
Kabul, Apr 4
Afghanistan accused Pakistan today of placing unacceptable conditions on efforts to bring peace to the country after nearly 12 years of war, the latest in a series of barbed exchanges that has sun...
Jalalabad, March 26
A group of seven suicide bombers attacked a police base in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad today, killing five officers, police said.One bomber set off a large explosion at the entranc...
Kolkata, March 16
Will discuss future of the planned $10.8-b deal with Kabul »
Washington, Mar 14
United States military leaders and the American ambassador favour a residual force of 13,600 in Afghanistan after combat troops leave at the end of 2014, the chairman of the House Armed Services C...
Kabul, March 12
Five members of the NATO-led international force fighting in Afghanistan were killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country, the coalition said in a statement today.“The cause of...
Islamabad, May 6
Border troops of Pakistan and Afghanistan clashed today, even as the two countries engaged in a war of words over construction of security posts along their porous border.Afghan and Pakista...
Kabul, April 25
A powerful earthquake and flash floods which struck Afghanistan this week killed at least 38 people and damaged hundreds of homes, the presidential palace said today, offering aid to victims.
Washington, April 19
US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Turkey and Europe to attend international discussions of various security issues, including Syria and Afghanistan. According to an official a...
Washington, April 10
US President Barack Obama has called up his Afghan counterpart and discussed the progress made in the transition and reconciliation process, including the opening of a Taliban office in Doha along...
Wellington, Apr 5
New Zealand troops began their withdrawal from Afghanistan today, with the lowering of the flag for the last time at their base in Bamiyan to mark the end of a 10-year involvement in the war.<...
Washington, Mar 19
Holding that Pakistan is the source of many of the US problems in Afghanista, an American lawmaker has said that America has now an ally in India and an enemy in Islamabad.
“Things have c...
New Delhi, March 14
The heads of seven domestic steel makers will meet next week to chalk out ways to fund the $10.8-billion Hajigak project in Afghanistan before discussing the financing issue threadbare with Kabul...
Washington, Mar 11
The US on Monday strongly rejected allegations from Afghan President Hamid Karzai that America was colluding with the Taliban to justify troops presence in the war-torn country.“Any suggest...
Kabul, Mar 11
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel’s first trip to Afghanistan was overshadowed yesterday by a contentious speech by President Hamid Karzai and a security scare that forced their press conference to...